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Joseph Francis Runde

Male 1920 - 2017  (97 years)


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  • Name Joseph Francis Runde 
    Born 8 Feb 1920  Near Sinsinawa, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 2017  Stonhill Care Center, Dubuque, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3268  CB_9_7_2017
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2017 

    Father Lawrence Runde,   b. 1892,   d. 1960  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Frances Fleege,   b. 1900,   d. 1978  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie E. Hall,   b. 29 Dec 1918,   d. 3 Dec 2003  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1946  St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dubuque, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 3 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Francis Runde, 97, of rural Hazel Green, WI, passed away on Sunday morning, April 9, 2017, at Stonehill Care Center, in Dubuque, IA. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 A/M, on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, at Sinsinawa, WI, with Fr. Bernard Rott officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by members of Dubuque American Legion Post #6. Visitation will be from 4 P/M to 7 P/M, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at the Miller Funeral Home, in East Dubuque, where the parish rosary will be at 3:45 P/M, on Tuesday. Family and friends may also call from 9:15 A/M to 10:15 A/M, on Wednesday, at the church. Joe was born on February 8, 1920, near Sinsinawa, WI, the son of Lawrence and Frances (Fleege) Runde. He was united in marriage to Marie E. Hall, on November 27, 1946, at St. Patrick's Church, in Dubuque. She preceded him in death on December 3, 2003. He was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, at Sinsinawa, and American Legion Post #6, of Dubuque. Joe was a W.W.II veteran serving with the U. S. Army. He served in the 82nd Airborne Division and participated in the European and North African campaigns, serving under Gen. George Patton, until his discharge in September, 1945. He farmed, was self-employed and owned Runde's Feed & Farm Supply in Hazel Green. Surviving are four (4) children, Michael J. (Rita) Runde, of Leesburg, VA, Mary (John) Kuncaitis, of Rochester, MN, Mark A. Runde and Steven M. (JoAnn) Runde, both of Hazel Green, WI; four (4) grandchildren, Christopher Runde, Amy Brantis, Sara Kuncaitis-Wall and John D. Kuncaitis; seven (7) great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Mary Lou Tressel and Tony Runde, both of Hazel Green, WI; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Frances; wife, Marie; a brother, Ralph Runde; and two (2) sisters, Dorothy Burbach and Helen Meyer. Joe's family wishes to express "special thanks" to Hospice of Dubuque and the girls on 2nd floor at Stonehill for the excellent care provided to their father.